Washington, D.C. -- The National Democratic Institute (NDI) today congratulated Ambassador Mark Green, president of the International Republican Institute (IRI), for his nomination to be administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). A former congressman, ambassador and leader of the Initiative for Global Development, Green has extensive experience in, and deep knowledge of development, diplomacy and democracy assistance. NDI and IRI work in partnership to advance democratic institutions worldwide.
"We welcome the nomination of Mark Green," said NDI President Kenneth Wollack. "USAID will be fortunate to benefit from his leadership and expertise. NDI looks forward to working closely with him to support the important mission of the Agency."